Ukraine Claims Big Success; Destroys Potent Enemy Warship

Story Highlights
  • Moskva missile cruiser damaged after ammunition blew up
  • US delivers militray package worth $800 million.
  • 22 dead in a single day in Kharkhiv.

Kyiv: Ukraine in a major feat, took done one of Russia’s most important and potent warships suffered massive damage after a missile attack. Regional Governor of Odessa, Maksym Machenko, has confirmed that Ukraine targeted and hit the warship with Neptune missiles.The incident on the Moskva missile cruiser occurred after ammunition on board blew up, a news agency quoted the Russian defence ministry as saying. “As the result of a fire on the Moskva missile cruiser, ammunition detonated,” it said in a statement.

For the first time since the invasion, the US is providing Ukraine with heavy weapons with high-power capabilities. This is not only driven by Ukraine’s request but also as a response to Russia’s plans to intensify its attack in southeast Ukraine. The package will include 11 Mi-17 helicopters, 18 155 mm Howitzer cannons, 300 more Switchblade drones and radar systems capable of tracking incoming fire and pinpointing its origin, as per a report.In his routine night address to the nation, Zelensky thanked the US for the new round of $800 million in military assistance.In Kharkhiv, at least seven people were killed and 22 wounded by shelling over the past 24 hours.

Post withdrawal, dozens of bodies were found from northern Ukraine, officials says more than 400 people have been found dead so far and 25 women have reported being raped.

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